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Download E-books A Voyage for Madmen PDF

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By Peter Nichols

In 1968, 9 sailors trigger at the such a lot bold race ever held: to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe nonstop. It used to be a feat that had by no means been complete and one who might ceaselessly swap the face of boating. Ten months later, just one of the 9 males might pass the end line and earn repute, wealth, and glory. For the others, the present used to be insanity, failure, and death.

In this striking ebook, Peter Nichols chronicles a competition of the person opposed to the ocean, waged at a time ahead of cellphones, satellite tv for pc dishes, and digital positioning platforms. A Voyage for Madmen is a story of sailors pushed via their very own desires and demons, of terrible storms within the Southern Ocean, and of these riveting moments whilst a split-second selection capability the variation among lifestyles and death.

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Download E-books Melting Stones (Circle Reforged) PDF

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By Tamora Pierce

New York occasions bestselling delusion writer Tamora Pierce returns to the area of the Circle of Magic Quartet.
 
Evvy, a tender stone mage in education, is accompanying her mentor, Rosethorn, and one other devote from Winding Circle whereas they examine mysterious happenings at the island of Starns. Her activity is to pay attention and examine, yet, being Evvy, she cannot simply continue quiet and do nothing. With assistance from Luvo, the rock being she befriended at her domestic in Yanjing, Evvy discovers the resource of the problem — a long-dormant volcano. Now she and her associates needs to keep the islanders from coming near near disaster — if merely Evvy can use her abilities to ward off the convinced destruction that looms ahead.

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Download E-books The Long Utopia (Long Earth) PDF

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By Terry Pratchett, Stephen Baxter

The fourth novel in Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter’s the world over bestselling “Long Earth” sequence, hailed as “a awesome technological know-how fiction collaboration . . . a love letter to all Pratchett enthusiasts, readers, and fanatics of ask yourself all over the place” (Io9).

2045-2059. Human society keeps to adapt on Datum Earth, its battered and weary beginning planet, because the unfold of humanity progresses in the course of the many Earths beyond.

Lobsang, now an aged and complicated AI, suffers a breakdown, and disguised as a human makes an attempt to dwell a “normal” lifestyles on one of many thousands of lengthy Earth worlds. His previous good friend, Joshua, now in his fifties, searches for his father and discovers a heretofore unknown kinfolk historical past. And the super-intelligent post-humans often called “the subsequent” proceed to conform to existence between “lesser” humans.

But an alarming new problem looms. An alien planet has one way or the other turn into “entangled” with one of many lengthy Earth worlds and, as Lobsang and Joshua examine, its voracious denizens intend to catch, triumph over, and colonize the hot universe—the lengthy Earth—they have inadvertently discovered.

World-building, the intersection of universes, the coexistence of various species, and the cosmic that means of the lengthy Earth itself are one of the mind-expanding issues explored during this interesting new installment of Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter's notable lengthy Earth series.

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Download E-books Just Add Salt (Hetta Coffey Series, Book 2) PDF

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By Jinx Schwartz

Hetta Coffey is a sassy Texan with a snazzy yacht, and she's now not afraid to exploit it!

A globe-trotting engineer with perspective, a penchant for hassle, and a yacht, Hetta is again, and this time she's steerage us into sizzling Mexican waters.

Miffed that holiday plans along with her chronically absent boyfriend, Jenks Jenkins, have long past awry, she accepts a role in Baja.

So what, if she and her good friend Jan are spectacularly unqualified to take her yacht on a thousand-mile cruise within the jap Pacific Ocean in the course of typhoon season?

Hiring a good-looking, if a little fishy captain for the journey may possibly retain them off the rocks, yet most likely will not do an analogous for her destiny with Jenks. in the meantime, a bit eye sweet on board cannot be all bad.

Hetta's fierce independence impels her to take on a truly ecocnomic (if environmentally and politically improper) undertaking south of the border. precise to shape, her irreverent nature and disrespect for probability quickly swamps her in a sea of mayhem, unlawful extraterrestrial beings, a pesky whale, and a menacing Mexican machinator.

Set sail for Baja Mexico's Magdalena Bay as Hetta Coffey leads us once again right into a morass of intrigue that might retain you guffawing, breathless, and in need of extra.

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Download E-books Through the Brazilian Wilderness PDF

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Theodore Roosevelt used to be the twenty sixth President of the U.S.. Roosevelt served from 1901 to 1909 and have become one of many greatest forces at the back of the revolutionary period. Roosevelt additionally turned amazing for the books he wrote in addition to for overcoming critical bronchial asthma as a baby and changing into an emblem of masculinity. in the course of the Brazilian wasteland is a booklet that info Roosevelt's trip via hundreds and hundreds of miles of an unknown river in Brazil over a interval of two months.

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Download E-books Havana Storm (Dirk Pitt) PDF

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By Clive Cussler, Dirk Cussler

Dirk Pitt returns, within the exciting new novel from the grand grasp of experience and no 1 New York occasions bestselling author.

While investigating a poisonous outbreak within the Caribbean Sea which could eventually threaten the U.S., Pitt unwittingly turns into interested in whatever much more dangerous—a post-Castro energy fight for keep an eye on of Cuba. in the meantime, Pitt’s little ones, marine engineer Dirk and oceanographer summer season, are on an research in their personal, chasing an Aztec stone which may show the whereabouts of an enormous treasure.

The stone used to be supposedly destroyed at the battleship Maine in Havana Harbor in 1898, which brings them either to Cuba as well—and squarely into harm’s method. the 3 of them were in determined events before…but probably by no means rather as dire because the one dealing with them now.
 

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Download E-books Mister Monday (Keys to the Kingdom, Book 1) PDF

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By Garth Nix

Best-selling writer Garth Nix creates a paranormal global and an fascinating secret during this new blockbuster series.

Seven days. Seven keys. Seven virtues. Seven sins. One mysterious home is the entrance to a truly mysterious global -- the place one boy is set to enterprise and free up a couple of fantastical secrets.
this is often one other exciting, triumphantly resourceful sequence from Garth Nix, the best-selling writer of THE 7th TOWER, SABRIEL, and LIRAEL.

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Download E-books Flinx Transcendent (Adventures of Pip & Flinx) PDF

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By Alan Dean Foster

 
Flinx is the one one with any probability of forestalling the evil colossus barreling in to spoil the Humanx Commonwealth (and every thing else within the Milky Way). His efforts take him to the land of his mortal enemies, the bloodthirsty AAnn, the place likelihood is very good that Flinx could be completed. And he should also hunt down an historic sentient guns platform wandering round the galaxy after which speak with it, a powwow which can rather well fry his mind. Then there are the oblivion-craving assassins decided to forestall Flinx earlier than he can hinder overall annihilation. With a destiny that rosy, it’s no shock that Flinx is flirting with catastrophe. nonetheless, he’s no quitter. Now he’s going to wish each ounce of his information, simply because he’s venturing to locations the place no one’s ever been, to do what no one’s ever performed, and the place his deadliest enemy is so shut it’s invisible.

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By Matthew Reilly

Now in mass-market—the action-packed mystery within the blockbuster and bestselling culture of Jurassic Park from number 1 the world over bestselling writer Matthew Reilly!

It is a mystery the chinese language govt has been preserving for 40 years. they've got confirmed the lifestyles of dragons—a landmark discovery nobody may perhaps ever think is actual, and a systematic revelation that would amaze the realm. Now the chinese language are able to unveil their amazing findings in the maximum zoo ever constructed.

A small team of VIPs and newshounds has been delivered to the zoo deep inside China to determine those very good creatures for the 1st time. between them is Dr. Cassandra Jane “CJ” Cameron, a author for National Geographic and a professional on reptiles. The viewers are guaranteed by means of their chinese language hosts that they're going to be struck with ask yourself at those beasts, that the dragons are completely secure, and that not anything can get it wrong. in fact it can’t…

“Plenty of action....For over-the-top event addicts, a Reilly novel is sort of a new curler coaster commencing at nice the US. traces shape, enthusiasts swoon” (Booklist).

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